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PASS Start-Prof updated to 4.83R5

PASS Start-Prof updated to 4.83R5

PASS Start-Prof has been updated to 4.83R5. Some of the features of this new version are: Added function to import waterhammer loads from PASS/HYDROSYSTEM software. See video Added function toimport and export support movements into text file (.csv) that can be...

Video Course for FEA Books

Video Course for FEA Books

After much deliberation I have finally decided to do Video course of my two Books. I am still thinking on where should I publish these videos (My own website or UDEMY). If you have any suggestions, send me an email.

TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file

TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file

Let us look at how to add multiple materials in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. Let us assume that user has made two 3D mesh groups named "Guide" and "Weld" which needs different materials associated with them.  Also...

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file

Let us look at how to add a stepping function to loads in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. We want to add another load to the analysis, force of 2000N in Y direction on the same face that currently has a load of 2000N...

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file

I am using example from my book "Finite Element Analysis using Open Source Software".  The example is of a 3D assembly of Guide and Weld.  Let us look at how to generate a command file for a 3D assembly analysis of a simple Cantilevered beam and weld. This beam is a...

TutEF05-3D analysis command file

TutEF05-3D analysis command file

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam 3D analysis. This beam is a Solid Rectangular with dimensions of 150 x 100 x 5 (Long x Width x Thickness) It is fixed on one end and a load of 2000N is applied on the other end. Fixed face is...

TutEF04-Shell analysis command file

TutEF04-Shell analysis command file

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam analysis with Shell elements. The model is a plate with dimensions of 100 x 10 (Width  x Thickness) It is fixed on one end and a load of 2000N is applied on the other end. Fixed node is given...

TUTEF03-Axi-Symmetric analysis command file

TUTEF03-Axi-Symmetric analysis command file

Let us look at how to generate a command file for an Axi-symmetric Pressure Vessel analysis. This Vertical Pressure Vessel has Internal Radius of 1000mm and a thickness of 10mm.  It has a hemispherical head on top and for the bottom part is symmetrical, so only top...

TutEF02-Beam analysis command file

TutEF02-Beam analysis command file

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam analysis. This beam is a RHS (Rectangular Hollow Section) with dimensions of 100 x 50 x 5 (Width x Height x Thickness) It is fixed on one end and a load of 2000N is applied on the other end....

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